John Lewis Lockwood (c.1896-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LOCKWOOD, JOHN LEWIS. Lance Corporal. No C/7695. 12th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Holmfirth. Son of the late Mr John Lockwood and Mrs Lockwood, 68 Dunford Road, Holmfirth. Educated Holmfirth National School and the Technical Institute. Employed by Mr Arthur Quarmby, butcher. Attended St. John's Church, Upperthong and a member of the Young Men's Class. Enlisted in 1915 and embarked for France in the Spring of 1916. Wounded on one occasion but after treatment in England returned to France. Killed in action in the attack on the German lines beyond Langemarck, 16.8.1917, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Underbank War Memorial.

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